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Charlie Bowater
Artist | Professional | Digital Art
United Kingdom

Favorites: Muse, sketchbooks, pencils, coffee, chocolate, converse, jeans, sleep, the colour green.

Music: Muse, Blue October, Coldplay, Radiohead, Beck, Jimmy Eat World, Incubus, M83, The Shins, Matchbox Twenty, The All-American Rejects, Weezer, Arcade Fire, Noah And The Whale, Deftones, Explosions In The Sky, White Lies, The Killers, Interpol, The Strokes, Ok Go, Mute Math, JET, Carolina Liar, Band Of Horses, The Goo Goo Dolls, Feeder, Elbow, Brand New, Sigur Rós, Kasabian, The Verve, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Marjorie Fair, Beastie Boys, Cold War Kids, Band Of Skulls.

Clint Mansell, John Powell, Hans Zimmer, Thomas Newman.
Hello lovelies! 

Just a quick update to announce that my new website is live! :) You can find all the usual artwork and a nice resource section listing all the tutorials, videos and time-lapses available to download.

I was thinking about adding an FAQ but then I remembered people don't really read those things... or do they? ;)



Hi everyone! You might remember last year I released my Skillshare Character Concept Art class and that went down a storm, over 2000 of you signed up for it and it received 100% positive reviews. The support was overwhelming so thank you to everyone that took the class!

It was my intention to release the follow up on again, but the site has changed considerably in the time since my first class, and it's not the most straight forward option this time. 

It's 36 minutes long and gives you a pretty good general overview of my average colour process. I've tried my best to explain things as thoroughly as possible for any beginners watching, info on layer ordering, colour choices, layer modes etc. I'm sure most of you will understand what I'm doing and why I'm doing it, but I haven't assumed that everyone will know by default. So explanations a-plenty! 

The full size PSD is included, with the B&W character from the previous class and the new colour version so you can toggle between the two. My brush pack is also included, which is available all the time regardless (you aren't paying for it!) but I've included it in the pack as well for convenience.

The tutorial is $9 and available to download right now! The only real difference between my previous Skillshare class and this new tutorial - is just that there isn't a written guide to accompany it, and that's reflected in the price. 

I'm totally open to releasing more tutorials and there will be freebies along the way, so if you have any specific requests then fire away! I should probably say that the next tutorial I have in mind will be all about painting skin! I've talked about it as much I can in this video, but a more in-depth tutorial is certainly on the cards. 

Character Concept Art: from thumbnail to final design.


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uncannyman Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2014  Professional General Artist
amazing gallery!!! ..curious to know which brush you use primarily?
mattaui Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Just got my copy of ImagineFX 114 today and your cover work is stunning! It's one of my all time faves.
Nonsensical-Inks Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2014  Student Interface Designer
Absolutely stunning gallery :) You've been one of my favorite artists for a long while now!
BaraaChan Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2014
you'v got an super gallery there . . . . bravo:clap:

i wish the best and keep the awesome work go's to the highest level (OvO)/
WilianVieira Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2014
Congratulations for your work, you are very good at it. Have their painting techniques as a reference.
If you can, then take a look at my work, I'm starting to do digital paintings and I would appreciate your suggestions and criticisms.…

Congratulations same.

A hug from Brazil.
yusefth Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2014   Digital Artist

Beautiful gallery!

GaladinNimcelithil Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2014
Congrats on your work for ImagineFX, very inspiring tutorial!
GL47 Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2014
Very inspiring stuff. Thanks for sharing your gifts.
Miutari Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Hi! :aww: Your art is just beautiful! I like your style and especially your sketches, they very inspired me! :la: *watch*
AutumnCrazed Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2014  Hobbyist
Do you still do commissions here?
SeanSean07 Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Your gallery is beautiful, really amazing. I think I just found another favourite artist. 
Frozelz Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2014  Student Digital Artist
You are brilliant! And beautiful, too! 
thelastmatureone Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
You should have a folder for fantasy, and then one for designs :) Love the artwork, keep it up!
YotzinNya Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2014
asdfghjkl i love your art! :33 nya! you're awesome!
Carni99 Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Your art is so amazing! :D (Big Grin) :D (Big Grin) 
LoveMangaStyleArt Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2014
Found you through ImagineFX, i was immediately captured by your art.
syd-draws Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2014  New member Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Absolutely love your work. :+favlove:
Charlie-Bowater Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
:heart: Thanks
Dilbero Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2014  New member Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Your style is sooo beautiful, wish I could create art as well as you Waaaah! 
Charlie-Bowater Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Aw, thank you! It's just lots of practice ;)
Darkfallgrave Featured By Owner Edited Sep 18, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
You paint beautifully thank you for sharing your artwork with us
Charlie-Bowater Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you!
Darkfallgrave Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
No problem jus keep the good stuff rolling
Moehn Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2014  Student Digital Artist
You are insane. Just... awesome. Pure awesome.

Charlie-Bowater Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2014  Professional Digital Artist

That's very generous of you!
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